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Dec 9, 2012 7:00am EST
years later. and after that came tommy whelan who was appointed, chosen as, successor by corning, and then now jerry jennings succeeded tommy whelan who died, and served for 10 years and then quit and then he was succeeded in a primary, and that was unheard of because you never contravened the choices of the political boss in albany. he was an absolute major power who did not share his power. he ran a very tight ship, and he was the most incredible politician. james macgregor burns said, the historian, he said what we really should do is put this political machine fully as it exists right now into the smithsonian so we know what a boss a chain is all about. but after tommy whelan came into power, he changed everything. he opened up the city. it was no longer the boss mission. and jerry jennings has done the same. they run an open city and it's not at all the kind of tammany hall politics that albany was famous for. it was, you know, notable target constantly through the whole 20th century, to the '80s, target for reformers, especially republican formers -- reformers. when the gov
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